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fights brewing in washington today. including gun control, the confirmation of chuck hagel at defense and the looming and unpleasant sequel to the fiscal cliff. here, the host of abc's "this week," george stephanopoulos who knows everything and can see the future too. george, let's talk about gun control. the vice president will submit his proposal for post-newtown gun control on tuesday we believe. it seems to be coalescing around cracking down on high-capacity magazines and also beefing up background checks on gun buyers. can the administration muscle those two things through? >> the white house also says they will continue to push the assault weapons ban but they know they won't get it through. lots of opposition to that. they do believe they can create a consensus particularly around this idea of background checks, universal background checks and the nra not backing down yet, though, which is also why the white house will look at executive orders they can act on on their own. tightening enforcement or gun laws. more data sharing for where sales are coming from and you see people l
as secretary of defense. >> senator reed emphasizes pressure but one of the points that robert jarvis makes is get more creative on the carrot you'll offer to iran so there might be some way to have a resolution without a conflict. >> and that's teed up right now. i think these economic sanctions are having far more impact than any of us imagined, and there's a really interesting debate going on in iran, george, one we haven't seen before. the supreme leader is allowing a debate to take place about the nuclear policy and about the economy. this suggests to me the administration can and will go forward with the big negotiation, with the big proposal, and the real question is, can we come up with an approach that's enough for the iranians, and not too much for the united states and the israelis? can we, if you will, park the iranian program out of place that sufficiently far from nuclear weapons status that we can live with it. i don't know, but we want to find out. is either of the alternatives going to war against iran or living within iran that has nuclear weapons are extraordinary unattra
's defense releasing this statement ""zero dark thirty" does not advocate torture. to not include that part of history would have been irresponsible and inaccurate." >> there are people who are very upset about it and there are people who can't understand why anyone is upset about it at all. we generally expect different things. >> reporter: it was directed by kathryn bigelow and it's long been plagued by controversy. during it congressional members did not like how much information was given to filmmakers. >> to my knowledge i never received any. >> reporter: throughout the opening weekend fans and stars alike were greeted by orange jumpsuited protesters. they're hoping they won't wipe them out come oscar night. >> it's causing people to take sides, media critics even the acting director of the cia weighing in. it's not hurting sales at the box office of t. it is on track to make $25 million this weekend. >> a lot of headlines. >>> all right, time for a check of the weather and back over to ginger zee. hey, ginger. >> good morning, on the east coast not only will record warmth be the story
to protect multimillion-dollar citrus crops. >> we have a defense system set up for the cold. to try and protect whatever we can, but also, mainly to keep the field warm. >> reporter: at the beach in santa monica, tourists wondered what happened to the sunshine? >> we expected it to be a little bit warmer, but my mom just came back from san francisco a month ago, so she told me, it wasn't as hot as we could imagine. >> reporter: that cold now pushing east. storms slamming parts of utah with almost 4 feet of snow. >> it was really heavy. >> reporter: temperatures from montana to minnesota, never got above 0. for the broncos/ravens playoff game in denver, toe warmers and layers, all part of the game plan. >> two pair of socks, two pair of pants, believe it or not, i'm all in here. >> reporter: it may be hard to believe on a day like this, but the cold reality the planet is getting warmer thanks to climate change. 2012, the hottest day ever recorded in the u.s. meaning over the long term, more days like this. here in denver, temperatures are 30 degrees colder than average. the fans at t
it is on people's minds as they get ready to vote. >> on friday the studio, sony pictures, jumped to their defense. >> zero dark 30 does not advocate torture. to not include that part of history would be irresponsible and not accurate. >> there are people who are very upset about it and there are people who can't understand why anybody is upset about it at all. when we go to a feature movie, we expect different things. >> the story of the manhunt has long been plagued by controversy. during production republicans railed against fierce about how much information was being given to film makers. >> i never asked to classified material and to my knowledge i receiver received any. >> many were greeted by protesters ratcheting up the fight hoping they won't wipe them out come oscar night. >> you can see who wins on sunday, february 24th, when the as scars are announced live only on abc7. >>> up next, a new space mission is underway at stanford. a new kind of rover to explore a distant moon. here's a live look from the roof cam showing you the transamerica tower there. it is 40 degrees in the city. warme
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